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Posted on: March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Information

If you have not already signed up for the Alert System, please do so at For information on Town Government operations call the Town Business Hotline at 508-413-9600 or the Department directly.

As of April 6, 2020, the Town of Provincetown has 5 confirmed active cases of Coronavirus, 1 death from complications related to COVID-19, and 16 additional cases are considered recovered and have been cleared from quarantine by the public health nurse according to CDC Protocol.  Updated as info becomes available.
Note: These numbers only reflect those individuals that have sought testing. Some people who are positive may not show symptoms and therefore may not seek testing. Social Distancing is effective but it must be maintained over a period of time for it to be truly successful.


COVID-19 Call-In Session Questions and Answers

In response to the COVID-19 Emergency, Governor Baker issued an emergency order requiring all individual to Stay at Home and all businesses and organizations that do not provide “COVID-19 Essential Services” to close their physical workplaces and facilities to workers, customers and the public. All persons are advised to practice social distancing by not gathering in crowds or 10 or more and staying 6 feet away from those you are not sheltering with. See Governor’s Order:

Governor’s COVID-19 Executive Order 

Order of the Governor - COVID-19 Essential Services 

Governor Prohibiting Assemblages 

Governor’s Guidance on Lodgings and Short Term Rentals

To help manage the spread of the Coronavirus, and as a precautionary measure, the Town of Provincetown has closed all Town buildings to public traffic, with the exception of the Police Department and the Airport. Staff will continue to work regular business hours and are available by phone and email. If you need to drop off anything for a department, please use the drop boxes located outside Town buildings. We will continue to hold necessary public board and regulatory committee meetings and hearings virtually, please check the posted agenda for information on how to participate.

The Town of Provincetown takes the health of its community very seriously. Please click on the buttons below for more information.

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